The recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act has paved the way for the federal government to invest millions of dollars into energy and water efficiency retrofits and climate resilience solutions at HUD-assisted multifamily properties. This is great news for property owners and managers who are looking to reduce their carbon footprint and build climate-resilient properties. However, securing these funds requires navigating the funding process, which can be complicated and confusing. Fortunately, we recently hosted an informational webinar which provided valuable insights on the various federal funding programs available for green and resilient solutions.
Topics: Federal Funding, Inflation Reduction Act, Multifamily
When we consider trends for the multifamily market in 2023, the term "Home of Things (HoT)" comes to mind. Home of Things refers to physical devices within the unit and throughout the community that use sensors, software, processing capabilities, and additional technologies that are interconnected over the Internet and/or other communication networks.
If you went to college, chances are some of your most powerful memories from that time come from your social life. Studying with friends, walking back from class, cooking up a midnight snack, or even just lounging around. Where you live shapes your life as a college student.
With Hurricane Ian knocking at our doors, it is important to understand how technology can save your life during dangerous weather. While it is vital to stock up on water, non-perishable food, and batteries, it is also important to invest in the proper technology, which could save your life during a hurricane.
Topics: Telecommunication, Hurricane, Hurricane Season
From the 1960s TV cartoon “The Jetsons” to the 1990s movie “Smart Home,” futuristic fantasies have depicted houses full of then-unbelievable gadgetry and robotic helpers. Today, we have access to remote and voice-controlled devices that can do everything from playing our favorite music to monitoring home security to operating kitchen appliances!
Topics: Smart Technology
With the United States experiencing one of its biggest residential building booms in decades, the rental market has never been more competitive. With new luxury apartments and condos opening their doors every day, many apartment building owners need to think outside of the box when it comes to apartment marketing.
Topics: Leasing, Apartment Owners, Marketing Strategy
There are many potential avenues you can take to create new revenue streams from your existing property. One popular method is to lease your rooftop to a telecom company so they can install a cell tower on it.
Topics: Cell Tower, Rooftop
Bulk cable TV contracts are quickly becoming an increasingly popular amenity among homeowner associations. This is partly due to a sharp decline in satellite and cable TV subscribers. For example, in 2009, 87.8% of U.S. households subscribed to a pay TV service. In 2019, that number dropped to 65.3%.
Topics: Cable TV, Bulk Agreement
Engaging in a bulk Internet agreement for an apartment building with an Internet Service Provider (ISP) is an attractive option for many property owners and building managers.
Topics: Bulk Agreement